• Historical construction campaign leaves little for Southern Illinois

    by  • March 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Construction on nearly 200 road and bridge projects statewide will begin in coming weeks — something Gov. Pat Quinn called Monday the largest early-season construction program in Illinois history. The “bold” $486 million in projects will put thousands of people to work and lay “the foundation for economic development for years to come,’’ Quinn...

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    Tan ban passes House committee

    by  • March 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The debate over who knows better what’s good for you is now applying to tanning beds for people under 18. State Rep Robyn Gabel, an Evanston democrat and the bill’s sponsor, says the concern is the increase in melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer among young adults. According to Gabel, epidemiological data...

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